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The Software Library: Apple Computer

The Apple II series (trademarked with square brackets as "Apple ][" and rendered on later models as "Apple //") is a set of home computers, one of the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputer products, designed primarily by Steve Wozniak, manufactured by Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) and introduced in 1977 with the original Apple II. In terms of ease of use, features and expandability the Apple II was a major technological advancement over its predecessor, the Apple I, a limited-production bare circuit board computer for electronics hobbyists that pioneered many features that made the Apple II a commercial success. Introduced at the West Coast Computer Faire on April 16, 1977, the Apple II was among the first successful personal computers; it launched the Apple company into a successful business (and allowed several related companies to start). Throughout the years, a number of models were sold, with the most popular model remaining relatively little changed into the 1990s.

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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
collection
1,927
ITEMS
855,730
VIEWS
collection
eye 855,730
A collection of historical software for Apple II computers from the 1980s and early 1990s. Each item was originally copy protected (i.e. the original floppy disk could not be copied to another floppy disk), but the copy protection has been removed and documented. Most items also include a "work disk" comprising the intermediate files created during the deprotection. To send feedback, ask questions, or get notified of new releases, follow @a2_4am on Twitter.
The Apple II Library: Games
collection
2,937
ITEMS
563,532
VIEWS
collection
eye 563,532
Games and entertainment software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Software Library: Apple Floppy Contributions
collection
6,397
ITEMS
130,369
VIEWS
collection
eye 130,369
A randomized collection of contributed Apple II floppy disk images - many destined for other locations, some unsure of their history or what modifications make them unique.
Apple II Boot Videos
collection
1,180
ITEMS
110,112
VIEWS
by 4AM
collection
eye 110,112
A collection of recordings of booting Apple II programs, deprotected as part of the 4am project.
Rhode Island Apple Group Floppy Disk Collection
collection
896
ITEMS
97,473
VIEWS
collection
eye 97,473
This collection consists of thousands of floppy disks primarily for the Apple II and III series of computers, from the collection of the Rhode Island Apple Group (RIAG). RIAG is an Apple Users Group from Providence, RI that was formed in the 1970s for the support of the Apple II. From the site: The Rhode Island Apple Group (RIAG) is the Ocean State's premier support organization for users of ALL Apple and Apple OS computers - Apple II, Apple III, Lisa, Macintosh, and all clones using Apple...
Topics: Apple II, Floppies, Emulation, Rhode Island, RIAG
Apple II Library: Applications
collection
732
ITEMS
77,853
VIEWS
collection
eye 77,853
Applications, utilities and general purpose software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
collection
417
ITEMS
74,479
VIEWS
by MECC
collection
eye 74,479
The Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (later Corporation), most commonly known as MECC, was an organization founded in 1973. The goal of the organization was to coordinate and provide computer services to schools in the state of Minnesota; however, its software eventually became popular in schools around the world. Origins During the 1960s, Minnesota was a center of computer technology, what one newspaper would describe 50 years later as a "Midwestern Silicon Valley". IBM,...
Apple II Library: Educational
collection
948
ITEMS
66,560
VIEWS
collection
eye 66,560
Educational software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 60,475
favorite 2
comment 0
"Muppetville" is a 1986 educational program distributed by Sunburst Communications. It is preserved here for the first time.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, 1tp, sunburst
Software Library: Apple IIgs
collection
440
ITEMS
55,803
VIEWS
collection
eye 55,803
The Apple IIGS (stylized as IIgs) is the fifth and most powerful model in the Apple II series of personal computers produced by Apple Computer. The "GS" in the name stands for Graphics and Sound, referring to its enhanced multimedia capabilities, especially its state-of-the-art sound and music synthesis, which greatly surpassed previous models of the line and most contemporary machines like the Macintosh and IBM PC. The machine was a radical departure from any previous Apple II, with...
Apple II Library: Compilation Disks (Games)
collection
668
ITEMS
48,693
VIEWS
collection
eye 48,693
Apple II Game Compilations - collections of games or programs on a single floppy disk with a menu to allow selection between them. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to...
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 48,512
favorite 3
comment 0
"Cause and Effect: What Makes It Happen..." is a 1988 educational program distributed by Troll Associates. It is preserved here for the first time. [archiveorg A2_Cause_and_Effect_What_Makes_It_Happen_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, 1tp, troll
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 45,780
favorite 1
comment 0
"Mystery of the Witch's Shoes: Sequencing" is a 1986 educational game distributed by Troll Associates. It is preserved here for the first time.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, 1tp, troll
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 45,564
favorite 0
comment 1
"Band Saw and Shaper Safety" is a 1986 educational program distributed by Abraxas Basic Courseware.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, 1tp
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 45,536
favorite 0
comment 0
"Plasmania" is a 1983 arcade game by Lewis Geer and distributed by Sirius Software.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
ASIMOV Apple II Public Domain Software
collection
1,000
ITEMS
42,274
VIEWS
collection
eye 42,274
Apple II public domain software disks from the ASIMOV Apple II Archive.
The Apple II Software EDD Library
collection
1,560
ITEMS
41,679
VIEWS
collection
eye 41,679
This is a collection of Essential Data Duplicator made Apple II disk images. Please note some items in this collection may not work correctly in the web browser-based emulator.  Please use versions elsewhere if you encounter issues.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 37,344
favorite 5
comment 0
"BurgerTime" is a 1982 arcade game developed by Data East USA and distributed by Mattel.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
The Software Library: Apple Computer
by J.B. Brooks (After Apple Computer)
software
eye 32,688
favorite 6
comment 2
Note: ProDOS 2.4 is now updated to ProDOS 2.4.1 . ProDOS 2.4 adds new features for all Apple II computers, including the 1977 Integer ROM Apple II. The last release, version 2.0.3, was released in 1993 by Apple computer, 23 years previously. A direct link to the disk image is available here. Apple IIGS features of ProDOS 2.4 Preserves GS/OS dormant state – Now multiple ProDOS games or programs can be booted and still return to GS/OS. New ‘Bitsy Boot’ utility allows programs to quit to the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Apple, Operating System, ProDOS, Retrocomputing, Disk Transfer, Bitsy Bye, Bitsy Boot, Apple II,...
Glitch Floppies Collection
collection
458
ITEMS
31,618
VIEWS
collection
eye 31,618
A collection of floppy disk images from The Glitch's personal collection, dating to the early 1990s.
Software Library: Apple IIgs Games
collection
259
ITEMS
29,375
VIEWS
collection
eye 29,375
Games and entertainment for the Apple IIgs.
Software Library: Apple IIgs European Collection
collection
1,813
ITEMS
25,726
VIEWS
collection
eye 25,726
A collection of Apple IIgs floppy disks, imaged by Jorma Honkanen. Includes applications, games, graphics, and other titles for the Apple IIgs (with occasional non-gs titles mixed in). This collection is from Finland, and has a strong European connection and theme.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 25,589
favorite 3
comment 1
"Gumball" is a 1983 arcade game written by Robert Cook and distributed by Brøderbund Software.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
Software Library: Apple (WOZ Format)
collection
1,879
ITEMS
25,071
VIEWS
collection
eye 25,071
This is a set of emulated Apple II programs, including Games, Educational Software, Utilities and Applications. Emulated in the browser using The Emularity, it allows for one-click access to the original programs. These floppy disks are imaged using the .WOZ format, which is designed to capture the full range of Apple II disk data, including copy protection efforts. From, the reference specification: Why yet another Apple II disk image format? This is probably the question many of you reading...
The Apple II Library: Games
by Atari
software
eye 20,584
favorite 11
comment 0
Donkey Kong (1983)(Atari)
Software Library: Apple Educational (WOZ Format)
collection
1,595
ITEMS
18,116
VIEWS
collection
eye 18,116
Education and Learning programs for the Apple II family of computers. The floppy disks are encoded in the .WOZ format for inclusion of the full digital image of the original media.
ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
collection
440
ITEMS
17,659
VIEWS
collection
eye 17,659
ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 16,543
favorite 3
comment 2
"Math Blaster" is a 1983 educational game programmed by Richard Eckert and Janice Davidson, Ph.D. and distributed by Davidson & Associates.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, davidson, 1tp
The 3D0G Knight Apple Floppies Collection
collection
522
ITEMS
16,317
VIEWS
collection
eye 16,317
The 3D0G Knight was an Apple II pirate who collected a large variety of Apple II floppy disks, including contacting collectors for copies of their own floppy sets to add to his own for the purpose of preservation in the late 1980s. This collection contains all the unique items from 3D0G Knight's collection, as well as an item with all the floppy images. To download the entire collection of imaged floppies, please go to this item .
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
software
eye 15,543
favorite 11
comment 0
Odell Lake is a simulation game in which you take the role of a fish in Odell Lake, Oregon. You meet various forms of animal and plant life, including other types of fish. Each time you meet another animal or a plant, you must decide what to do. Your decisions determine whether or not you survive! There are two ways to play Odell Lake: - Go Exploring - Play for Points When you go exploring: - You choose the fish you want to play; - You are told the names of the plants and animals you meet; -...
Topics: Educational, Science
Software Library: Apple IIgs Applications
collection
125
ITEMS
13,167
VIEWS
collection
eye 13,167
Applications for the Apple IIgs.
Apple II Library: Magazines
collection
231
ITEMS
12,994
VIEWS
collection
eye 12,994
Floppy disk images of Apple II Magazines, monthly or occasional issues that would come in disk form with programs and articles. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to...
ASIMOV Apple II Public Domain Software
software
eye 11,298
favorite 19
comment 1
165 Games (oregon trail)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Apple II Library: Games
by Infocom
software
eye 9,299
favorite 13
comment 1
Zork I - The Great Underground Empire (1980)(Infocom)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Apple II Software EDD Library
software
eye 8,333
favorite 0
comment 0
Piece of Cake
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 8,310
favorite 1
comment 0
"Pac-Man" is a 1984 arcade game. There were several games released with the same or similar names; this is the one distributed by Datasoft, Inc.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof, 1tp
ASIMOV Apple II Productivity Software
collection
228
ITEMS
8,278
VIEWS
collection
eye 8,278
Apple II productivity software disks from the ASIMOV Apple II Archive.
The Apple II Library: Games
by Atari
software
eye 8,200
favorite 10
comment 1
Pacman (1983)(Atari)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A Woz A Day
collection
177
ITEMS
7,566
VIEWS
collection
eye 7,566
A collection of .WOZ disk images for the 8-bit Apple II. .WOZ disk images comprise all the data from a 5.25-inch floppy disk, including the exact bitstream of each track and the physical layout of the tracks on disk. These are not "cracked" copies; all the original code, including on-disk copy protection checks, are retained. When booted in a compatible emulator, these disk images pass their own copy protection checks.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 7,117
favorite 4
comment 0
"Donkey Kong" is a 1983 arcade game programmed by Michael Cranford and distributed by Atari.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 6,343
favorite 4
comment 0
"Championship Lode Runner" is a 1984 arcade game developed by Doug Smith and distributed by Broderbund Software.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
collection
eye 6,230
LOGIC was Canada's oldest Apple II/Macintosh user group. 
Nibble Magazine Floppy Disks
collection
66
ITEMS
5,910
VIEWS
by Nibble Magazine
collection
eye 5,910
"This collection represents the culmination of a 3 and a half year effort to help preserve some of the history of early computing. When I heard that Mike Harvey was unable to locate the Nibble Programs library I thought, 'someone should organize an effort to type the programs in and make them available.' Then Sam Stoddard submitted a set of 24 disk images containing 265 of the major Nibble programs and I found 20 old Nibble disks on eBay. I realized, with half of the Nibble library already...
Topics: Apple II, Nibble Magazine, Floppy Disks, Programs, Magazine, Floppies, Apple II
The Apple II Library: Games
by Atari
software
eye 5,688
favorite 10
comment 0
Mario Bros. (19xx)(Atari)[cr 202 Alliance][p]
The Apple II Library: Games
by Muse
software
eye 5,466
favorite 5
comment 0
Castle Wolfenstein (1981)(Muse)
The Apple II Library: Games
by MicroLab
software
eye 5,244
favorite 5
comment 0
Boulder Dash (1984)(MicroLab)
The Apple II Library: Games
by Taito
software
eye 5,201
favorite 1
comment 1
Arkanoid (1987)(Taito)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Apple II Library: Games
by Broderbund
software
eye 5,083
favorite 7
comment 0
Lode Runner (1983)(Broderbund)[cr Reset Vector]
Apple II Library: Demos
collection
29
ITEMS
5,034
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,034
Demos for the Apple II, including graphics and sound demonstrations as well as truncated versions of commercial software. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate...
Apple II Library: ASIMOV Miscellaneous
collection
110
ITEMS
5,021
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,021
Apple II Floppies from the ASIMOV archive - miscellaneous.
Apple II LIbrary: Operating Systems
collection
8
ITEMS
4,534
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,534
Apple II Operating System boot floppies. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 4,532
favorite 0
comment 0
"Mr. Do" is a 1985 arcade game programmed by Rick Mirsky and distributed by DataSoft, Inc.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
Software Library: Apple IIgs Educational
collection
53
ITEMS
4,434
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,434
Educational software for the Apple IIgs.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 4,402
favorite 3
comment 3
"Frogger" is a 1981 arcade game developed by Olaf Lubeck and distributed by Sierra On-Line.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
Jeremy Barr-Hyde Australian Apple II Software
collection
92
ITEMS
4,363
VIEWS
by Jeremy Barr-Hyde
collection
eye 4,363
In 2016, Jeremy Barr-Hyde purchased an Apple II from Ebay, and imaged all the floppies from it. A description of the process is documented on this web page . This collection consists of the original .ZIP file of his work, as well as expanded emulated copies of the disk images.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 4,186
favorite 2
comment 0
"Pac-Man" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
Software Library: Apple Games (WOZ Format)
collection
175
ITEMS
4,152
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,152
Entertainment and Gaming software for the Apple II family of computers. The floppy disks are encoded in the .WOZ format for inclusion of the full digital image of the original media.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
by 4am
software
eye 4,027
favorite 3
comment 0
Download Passport (released 2017-11-14 , 140K disk image) Passport is a verification and copy program for 5.25-inch Apple II floppy disks. It can verify all unprotected disks and many copy-protected disks to ensure there are no unexpectedly bad sectors. It can also “crack” many disks to create an unprotected copy that can be used in emulators. Full README For developers: development repository on GitHub
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 3,732
favorite 4
comment 0
Conan is a 1984 arcade game distributed by DataSoft, Inc.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
The Apple II Library: Games
by Nintendo
software
eye 3,667
favorite 5
comment 0
IT’S GORILLA WARFARE! THE THRILL OF THE ARCADE GAME You can feel an exciting tingle up and down your spine when you play DONKEY KONG at home, just like at an arcade. Your joystick guides Mario, the fearless carpenter, up the girders and elevators as he attempts to rescue his sweetheart from the clutches of Donkey Kong. All the thrills of the arcade game in a home computer version for one or two players.
Topics: Apple II games, Action games
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 3,653
favorite 0
comment 0
"Maniac Mansion" is a 1987 graphical adventure game distributed by Lucasfilm Games.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
The Apple II Library: Games
by Muse
software
eye 3,507
favorite 1
comment 0
Castle Wolfenstein (1981)(Muse)[a]
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 3,495
favorite 1
comment 1
"Spy Hunter" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Bally Midway.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
The Apple II Library: Games
by AtariSoft
software
eye 3,370
favorite 1
comment 1
A version of Pac-Man for the Apple II by Atarisoft. Offers joystick and keyboard control, and up to 5 players playing against each other. Unusual use of the color palette limitations (the fruits are huge!) and unusually smooth graphics. The program appears to have be a prototype or hack of the Atarisoft version of Pac-Man, which was released in 1983. Text within the code indicates that there is a cheat mode allowing skipping through 21 levels, as well as playing one of the three cartoons. To...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 3,264
favorite 0
comment 0
"Pinball Construction Set" is a 1983 game development program written by Bill Budge and distributed by Electronic Arts.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof, ea
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
software
eye 3,223
favorite 2
comment 0
Welcome to the world of Munchers, Troggles, and fractions. Your job is to help your Muncher eat the right fractions or expressions without getting caught by a Troggle! You may play four different games: 1. Fraction Types - Help the Munchers choose the right type of fractions to eat for lunch. 2. Equivalent Fractions - Help the Munchers eat all the fractions equivalent to a given fraction. 3. Comparing Fractions - Help the Munchers decide whether a fraction is less than or greater than one half....
Topics: Educational, Basic Math
The Apple II Library: Games
by Artwork
software
eye 3,217
favorite 4
comment 0
Strip Poker - Melissa & Suzi (1982)(Artwork)[a]
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 3,076
favorite 3
comment 0
"Dig Dug" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Thunder Mountain.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
collection
eye 3,035
In 2018, the Applesauce Floppy Drive Controller was released. Utilizing custom hardware attached directly to an Apple II floppy drive, this peripheral allows for both low-level reading of all Apple II floppy disks and post-analysis of them, converting them into several formats. One of these, .WOZ, is meant to provide all intact disk information (including protection schemes) for use by emulators.  This directory is a collection of contributed flux files (.a2r) generated by the...
The Apple II Library: Games
by Atarisoft
software
eye 2,957
favorite 2
comment 0
Galaxian (1983)(Atarisoft)[cr Association of French Crackers]
DaSpider's Collection
collection
195
ITEMS
2,935
VIEWS
collection
eye 2,935
Description Forthcoming
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 2,913
favorite 0
comment 0
"Battlezone" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
Apple II Library: Educational
software
eye 2,905
favorite 4
comment 1
Typing instruction game that dares to be fun. Zap the enemy by typing correctly or the word zaps you. Eighteen progressive lessons graduated from home-letter recognition to 9-letter words, numbers and BASIC programming words. Create your own lesson for specific needs.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Educational, Typing
The Apple II Library: Games
by Sega
software
eye 2,861
favorite 1
comment 0
Frogger (19xx)(Sega)[cr Nibbler]
The Apple II Library: Games
by Apple
software
eye 2,841
favorite 6
comment 1
Lemonade Stand (1979)(Apple)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )